Oakland Raiders: Are Performance-Enhancing Mouthguards the Answer?

Posted: 17th November 2009 by Damali Binta Yael in NFL
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Did you say that the performance of the Oakland Raiders needs to be enhanced? Are other teams competing against the Raiders already using those high-tech mouthguards? An article in USA Today claims that performance can be enhanced by havingáa dentist design a mouthguard that improves an athlete's bite. The articles states: "A neuromuscular dentist tries to find the optimal bite based on where the muscles are most relaxed. If the bite is out of alignment, a neuromuscular dentist can run test and design a mouthguard to protect and correct the bite." Now just suppose our opponents already have made use of the scientific and technological development for optimizing bite alignment. With these developments, is itápossible that the playing field is not level after all? Does the team with the be ...

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